Staff Directory

Dave Vesper
David Vesper, Assistant Head of School

Dr. Vesper is an assistant head of school and a science teacher at University High School. He joined our faculty in 2003.

Education

B.S. in Mathematics and Physics, Butler University
M.A. in Astronomy, Indiana University
Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Indiana University

Past Experience

Assistant Professor of Physics, Indiana State University

Accomplishments

Brigadier General, Indiana Army National Guard (Deployments to Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, from Aug. 2004-Aug. 05 and Jan. 2012-Nov. 2012 and deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, Mar. 2008-Nov. 2008)
Appointed Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Frank O’Bannon for work on 2003 National Governors Association Conference
Awarded “Above and Beyond the Call” Award for Teaching at Indiana State University
Authored 14 Refereed Publications and Three Other Publications

Courses Taught in 2018-19

Astronomy
Multivariate Calculus & Differential Equations

What do you like about working at University High School?

University High School is a great place to work because the people there love their work, and it shows. Also, the faculty and students have experiences and interests that make getting to know them enjoyable every day.

Personal Information

I am married to Lara, who works at IU Saxony in Fishers, and we have three sons, Benjamin (a 2014 University graduate), Evan (a 2017 University graduate), and Daniel (a sophomore at University).

Contact David

Telephone: (317) 733-4475, ext. 128
Email: dvesper@universityhighschool.org